Science Articles

UF Wildlife Ecology and Conservation professor named Sloan Foundation Fellow

Brett Scheffers, an assistant professor of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation at UF, has received an Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship in Earth System Science, a recognition given to the best early career scientists viewed by their peers as rising stars. 

UF Research Helps Drive Florida's Tech Economy

Despite the pandemic, University of Florida researchers conducted record amounts of research in 2020 and companies born of UF research continued to bring billions of dollars and thousands of jobs into the state.

UF astrobiologist embarks on second Mars mission

After serving on the Curiosity rover team since 2009, Amy Williams is now a participating scientist on the Perseverance rover, which touches down on the red planet on Feb. 18.

Two UF professors elected to National Academy of Inventors

Emeritus professor of anesthesiology Richard Melker and professor of obstetrics and gynecology Gregory Schultz were recognized for their spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding inventions that have made a tangible impact on quality of life, economic development and the welfare of society.

UF awarded NASA contract to build space exploration device

NASA has awarded the Laser Interferometer Space Antenna (LISA) Charge Management Device (CMD) contract to the University of Florida, Gainesville.